Congratulations to the Collierville Dragons baseball team on their pair of quality wins, Friday night, to open play in the prestigious Warrior Classic in Murfreesboro. The Road Dragons blasted hometown teams Stewarts Creek and Blackman. Collierville got the victory in the first game by a score of 13-3 behind another outstanding performance by Tennessee-Martin signee Tyler Sherman. Designated Hitter Jared Shelton homered for the Dragons and had 4 RBIs. Shortstop Noah Hattier was 4-5 at the plate.
In game 2, the Dragons defeated Blackman 11-7.
The Collierville offense produced 12 hits in the high-scoring affair. Jacob Burks earned the win for the Dragons. He allowed one hit and two runs over two innings, striking out two. Zach Jackson, Gabe Nicholson, and John Gibbs all put in work on the pitcher's mound in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Jackson recorded the last six outs to earn the save. Evan Chatlosh and Carson Rees had three hits each for the Dragons in the nightcap.
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